What's a beleaguered president to do? With the Defense of Marriage Act declared unconstitutional in a lower court, the job of pushing for an appeal falls to Obama and his Department of Justice. If he does push for appeal, perhaps all the way to the Supremes, he has the gay community and a sizable chunk of progressives after his hide. Don't expect campaign donations from gays. If he doesn't he gives the Fundies a free issue to run against. One guess who he would rather annoy?
To any readers in Washington state, here are a couple races for state Supreme Court you should know about. Note that one of them will essentially be decided in the August primary.
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